Belmont, Wimbledon, Greater London (Demolished 1997)

Greater London. Lost Country Houses


The post 1974 Greater London including parts of Essex, Kent, Middlesex, Surrey Belmont Belvedere Boleyn Castle Dagenham Park Foots Cray Place Fulwell Park Gidea Hall Highbury Hill House Holland House Pyrgo Park Spring Grove Stile Hall The Oaks

Belmont, Wimbledon, Greater London (Demolished 199…

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Belmont was originally built c1864 for a German banker called Daniel Meinertzhagen. The Belmont Estate was later acquired by the Duc de Vendôme, a member of the Orleans branch of the French Royal Family and great grandson of King Louis Philippe who housed the Belgian Royal Family here during WWI. It was purchased by the Methodist Church c1930 and later became part of Roehampton University. Demolished 1997.

Belvedere House, Belvedere, Erith, Greater London…

Bevedere House, Erith, South London, (Demolished c…

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A Georgian Thames side mansion which became a sailors home c1900 demolished for a housing estate.

Belvedere House, Belvedere, Erith, Greater London…

Boleyn Castle, Upton, Greater London (Bombed WWII…

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West Ham football Club now occupies the site

Foots Cray Place, Bexley, Greater London (Demolish…

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A c1949 photo after a fire destroyed the dome.

Foots Cray Place, Bexley, Greater London (Demolish…

Fulwell Park, Richmond upon Thames, Greater London

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A seventeeth century house remodelled in the mid to late eighteenth century. Originally called Fulwell Lodge. It became the home of King Manuel II of Portugal after the Portugese revolution of 1910, but was demolished after his death in 1932. Its park is now a golf course.

Gidea Hall, Gidea Park, Romford, Greater London (D…

Gidea Hall, Gidea Park, Romford, Greater London (D…

Gidea Hall, Romford, Greater London (demolished)

Highbury Hill House, Highbury, Greater London (Dem…

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Designed for the physician William Saunders by Daniel Asher Alexander c. 1790 and later occupied by Joseph Wilson. Grounds developed for housing from c1850 and later converted to a school.

Holland House, Kensington, London (bombed in WWII…

Holland House, Kensington, London (bombed in WWII…

The Crimson Drawing Room, Holland House, Kensingto…

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Holland house was bombed in WWII and remains a partial ruin

Merton Place, Merton, London (Demolished c1823)

01 Feb 2014 574
Lord Nelson's home remained empty after his death at Trafalgar and was demolished soon after

Pyrgo Park, Havering-atte-Bower, Greater London (D…

Pyrgo Park, Havering-atte-Bower, Greater London (D…


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